Commiskey-Wheat Detachment #1073
Marine Corps League, Department of Mississippi

Commiskey-Wheat Detachment #1073

Marine Corps League, Department of Mississippi


Those who have died on the field of battle cannot speak for themselves; that duty is mine....
The honor is humbling
— Jack Lucas, Indestructible: The Unforgettable Story of a Marine Hero at the Battle of Iwo Jima


Become a Member

The Hattiesburg area Commiskey-Wheat Detachment is an active organization of Marines and associates. Membership and recruitment of other Marines assures that our Marine Corps history and traditions will have a long standing value in Hattiesburg. By joining now, you will become a part of a growing association of Marines charting the direction of the Detachment. You will also become vital to the growth and effectiveness of this organization in Hattiesburg area.

Some of the activities of the Commiskey-Wheat Detachment are:

  • Family events

  • Fund raising activities, i.e., Commiskey-Wheat Det #1073 Golf Tournament

  • Color and Honor Guards

  • Marine and veteran assistance

  • Community service

  • Marine Corps Birthday Ball

  • Semper Fi Breakfast Club

  • Other social activities

Membership in the Commisky-Wheat Detachment #1073 and the Marine Corps League is a rewarding experience and we look forward to having you join. We hope you will take a look at the requirements for joining at Become a Member and contact us if you have any questions.